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2016-08-29 The Danger of Fighting Fire With Fire
[IRIN] Civilians in Congo turn to self-defence groups to stop massacres

2016-08-29 Amavubi's Sugira Says He Feels At Home At DR Congo's As Vita Club
[New Times] Amavubi striker Ernest Sugira has said he is enjoying life at his new Congolese club AS Vita.

2016-08-29 Congolese Boxer Knocked Out
[Times of Zambia] DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo boxer Mbiya Kanku was on Saturday night knocked cold by his Tanzanian opponent Twaha Kiduku, who won the international welterweight non-title fight in the second round.

2016-08-29 New Mobility for People Living With Disability
[Deutsche Welle] The Democratic Republic of Congo is making small but meaningful steps toward better access for people living with disabilities.

2016-08-29 Traore Hat-Trick Powers Mazembe to Super Cup
[CAF] Malian-import Adama Traore netted a hat-trick to aid TP Mazembe beat FC Renaissance 3-1 on Sunday (28 August 2016) at the Stade Joseph Kabila in Kindu, over 1000 kilo-metres from the capital Kinshasa, to win the DR Congo Super Cup.

2016-08-29 Museveni Invites Kabila to Join Pipeline Project
[East African] President Yoweri Museveni's recent invitation to his Congolese counterpart Joseph Kabila for collaboration over exploitation of oil resources in transboundary areas renewed concerns among environmentalists that the leaders may look more to money and politics over critical environmental concerns.

2016-08-29 DR Congo Ready for Talks On Lake Tanganyika Oil and Gas Prospects
[East African] Tanzania has said the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has agreed to talks with four countries sharing the Lake Tanganyika to discuss ways of extracting natural gas and oil in the lake.

2016-08-27 Glimpses of Refugee Life Using the Brush
[East African] Moses Izabiriza is a Rwandan artist who finds inspiration through different experiences and then expresses them using his brush.

2016-08-26 Two Women Lynched, Set on Fire as Ethnic Tensions Flare
[VOA] Two Hutu women were dragged out of a minibus, lynched and their bodies set on fire by a crowd in eastern Congo, the local mayor said Wednesday, as inter-ethnic tensions in the region surge in the wake of massacres that have killed hundreds of civilians.

2016-08-26 Rwanda, DR Congo Farmers Agree Deal to Ease Trade
[New Times] Rwandan agri-business traders can now penetrate the DR Congo market following the signing of bilateral trading agreement between Private Sector Federation (chamber of farmers) and Congolese Farmers-Concessioners Association for Development.

2016-08-26 Eight Teams for AS Kigali Pre-Season Tournament
[New Times] A total of eight teams will compete in the pre-season football tournament that has been organised by national football league side, AS Kigali, scheduled for September 6-16 in Kigali.

2016-08-25 DR Congo Shows Interest in Uganda-Tanzania Oil Pipeline Facility
[Daily News] As the Vice-President of Total East Africa, Mr Javier Rielo, assured President John Magufuli that preparations for the construction of the 1,410-kilometre oil pipeline from Lake Albert in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania are in good progress, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has shown interest in using the facility.

2016-08-24 Tanzania Rivals DR Congo Face Disqualification
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The national Under-17 team, Serengeti Boys, may not face Congo in the third phase of the 2017 African Youth Championship after Namibia lodged an appeal over age cheating.

2016-08-24 Yanga Thrashed As Bejaia Cruise
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Young Africans wound up their Caf Confederation Cup campaign on a low note after slumping to a 3-1 loss at the hands of DR Congo's TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi yesterday.

2016-08-24 Yanga Sign Off With Loss
[Daily News] Tanzania envoys Young Africans signed off their CAF Confederations Cup campaign with 3-1 defeat from hosts TP Mazembe in thrilling encounter held in Lubumbashi yesterday.

2016-08-24 Anti-Kabila Strike 'Cripples' Kinshasa - Report
[News24Wire] A general strike called in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reportedly crippled businesses in the capital Kinshasa on Tuesday.

2016-08-24 UN Chief Notes Holding of Preparatory Meeting Towards National Dialogue
[UN News] Noting today's meeting of the national dialogue preparatory committee in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reiterated a call for an inclusive political dialogue to overcome an impasse in the electoral process.

2016-08-24 Private Abattoir Enjoys DRC Market
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Despite the prolonged absence of beef market due to livestock disease outbreaks, a private abattoir in the Ngamiland is set to enjoy a stable market at Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

2016-08-24 Bejaia Beat Medeama to Join Mazembe in Semis
[CAF] Chadian midfielder Morgan Betorangal was the hero for MO Bejaia as his superb strike secured victory at the expense of Medeama on Tuesday, and a place at the semis.

2016-08-24 A Journey of Discovery and Rediscovery
[New Times] And so it goes...

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